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  1. ‘Trucker millionaire’ Sam ‘Mshengu’ attempted R40K bribe to avoid arrest – Hawks

    Date: 10 Sep 2019
      Sam Chabalala, AKA Mshengu, owner of Sam Holdings. Picture: Instagram It turns out the flamboyant Mpumalanga businessman’s real surname is... See full details

  2. Venue rental for Zondo commission has cost us R14.8m so far, reveals De Lille

    Date: 10 Sep 2019
    Tiso Blackstar and Redefine Properties have earned R1.2 million a month to house the inquiry. Responding to a parliamentary question from EFF MP Mgcini Tshwaku, Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure Patricia de Lille revealed that the rental of the venue for the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture has cost R14.8 mil... See full details

  3. Malema Riotous Assemblies Act case postponed to November

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    EFF Leader Julius Malema in the Pretoria High Court, 23 July 2019. Picture: Jacques Nelles AfriForum laid charges against him under the... See full details

  4. Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow pleads guilty to rape

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    Nicholas Ninow appears in the North Gauteng High Court on the first day of his trial, 9 September 2... See full details

  5. One in 10 men believe a man has a right to hit his wife or partner – Ipsos poll

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    60% of those interviewed, meanwhile, believe that a woman must obey her partner or husband.   A newly released poll from the local office of global market research firm Ipsos highlights what some may consider concerning views on gender equa... See full details

  6. Guptas’ TNA was not given preference for SABC breakfast shows, Zondo hears

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    Ex SABC board chair Dr Ben Ngubane says the shows helped to improve advertising sales and so added value to the broadcaster. Former SABC board chair Dr Ben Ngubane on Monday told the chairperson of the commission of inquiry into state capture that the Guptas’ The New Age (TNA) was not given preferential treatment when a contra... See full details

  7. Natasha Conabeer passes away after being found

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
      Picture: Facebook The kidnapped 23-year-old student was found early on Sunday morning, and has since succumbed to her injuries, a family friend confirmed. Kidnapp... See full details

  8. Glebelands eight trial continues as witnesses finger officers

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    The trial reportedly relies on the testimonies of four men who remain in the witness protection programme. The trial against eight men, which includes a former policeman and South African National Defence Force (SANDF) officer, continues in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday. The men standing trial facing different at... See full details

  9. Free State woman has been missing for almost a year

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    Lebohang Sheritty Pina, who was last seen on September 15. Image: Facebook/Missing Minors The Pink Ladies Organization - Ngo 2007 <h2 class="si... See full details

  10. Second fatality confirmed in Joburg CBD anti-foreigner protests

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    A truck destroyed overnight in Johannesburg riots. Picture: Twitter/JMPD&nbsp; Businesses were once again torched in parts of the CBD where police fired stun grenad... See full details

  11. Over R2m paid to 18 suspended officials

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    THE GAUTENG Health Department has paid more than R2 million to 18 officials placed on suspension with full pay for almost a year. This was revealed by Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku in his written reply to questions by DA spokesperson on health Jack Bloom, who wanted to know the number of officials who have been placed on suspension for variou... See full details

  12. One killed as Buthelezi’s address ends in flare-up

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    AT LEAST one person died from a stabbing and five others were injured in violence that ensued after IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi&rsquo;s attempt to quell the xenophobic attacks in Joburg CBD yesterday. The deceased man is believed to be a 30-year-old South African. Police confirmed that the crowd became rowdy in the a... See full details

  13. ‘You fought until your last breath’

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    UYINENE Mrwetyana had taken a module on gender studies and would jokingly speak with a &ldquo;commanding male voice&rdquo; to her mom, which could be the reason why she fought off, not once but twice, her alleged killer. This was revealed during the funeral of the slain UCT student at East London&rsquo;s Abbotsford Chris... See full details

  14. Family shun man who hanged kids

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    Uncle shocked because father was raised as a Christian THE FAMILY of the man accused of killing his four children in KwaZulu-Natal are struggling to come to terms with the horror and have shunned the suspect. The funeral service of the Mpungose siblings, Kuhlekonke, 4, Khwezi, 6, Siphesihle, 10, and their half-sister Ayakha, 17, to... See full details

  15. Men challenged to break silence on gender-based abuse in protest

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    HE Mankind Project is challenging men to take a stand against gender-based violence (GBV). <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=3394876a-4520-4f56-a5b0-aa6ecf5350af&scale=267&file=65102019090900000000001001&r... See full details

  16. DA warns of foster care backlog crisis

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    THE official opposition has called on Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu to resolve a looming crisis in foster care grants. Yesterday, DA MP Bridget Masango said her party was appalled, but not surprised by the alleged failure of the department that led to the backlog in the foster care grant system. Masang... See full details

  17. Voucher scams blamed for stopping book buying

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    Students traded book coupons for cash, which led to cancelling the scheme, says Nzimande STUDENTS trading book vouchers for cash and scams on campuses were some of the reasons that led to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) scrapping the book vouchers scheme at tertiary institutions. This was revealed by Higher Educat... See full details

  18. SACP speaks out about the reasons behind looting and attacks

    Date: 09 Sep 2019
    THE SACP has blamed divisions in state intelligence and law-enforcement units for the recent outbreak of xenophobic violence. The party&rsquo;s general secretary, Blade Nzimande, made the remarks after his party&rsquo;s augmented central executive committee meeting that ended in Boksburg yesterday. Nzimande had e... See full details

  19. Killed for being African

    Date: 07 Sep 2019
    Zimbabwean woman recounts beating and burning to death of her husband ISAAC Sithole ran from his burning home, trying to get to a police station in Katlehong. But a mob caught the 35-year-old Zimbabwean, beat him and set him alight. Yesterday, his widow, Lydia Chimbirimbiri, sat in Tsholo Hall in Katlehong, with haunted eyes. In he... See full details

  20. Report on GBV out for public input

    Date: 07 Sep 2019
    WHEN Karabo Mokoena was brutally murdered by her ex-boyfriend last year, it shone light on an increasing problem of femicide in the country and President Cyril Ramaphosa initiated a steering committee to look into the issue. The draft report by the gender-based violence and femicide steering committee was released for comment last month with... See full details

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